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The Rainbow Cliffs

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These cliffs, situated between James Cistern and Rainbow Bay, are a must see. This rugged area of the island rises abruptly out of the Atlantic Ocean and is a fascinating heritage site. There are several adventures to be had here, including climbing to the highest point on the cliffs and jumping off into the water, if you are brave.

From the vantage point at the top, you can see up and down the shoreline of the Atlantic coast. Known to be one of the best sites in Eleuthera to get an adrenaline rush, the trick is to find someone who has done it before, so they can advise you about the best location to jump from.

Getting to the sea level takes a bit of maneuvering, but it is possible. The water in the "pool" is usually crystal clear and warm like a Jacuzzi. It is a great place to relax for awhile.

Recreational Opportunities
  • Swimming in the tidal pool
  • Snorkeling
  • Offshore cliff jumping 
  • Rock climbing 
Seasons Accessible

Year Round

Fees: None

Accessibility Notes

This area is not recommended for persons who are physically handicapped or in wheelchairs.

 Pet Friendly Notes

The site is not suitable for pets.

For More Information, Contact:

Eleuthera Tourist Office
Queen's Highway, Governor's Harbour, CE
(242) 332-2142 · fax (242) 332-2480

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James Cistern

The name of this settlement, situated between Governor's Harbour and Hatchet Bay, was derived...

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Latitude: 25.336690000
Longitude: -76.408697000
Elevation: 33 FT (10 M)
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